Kenya Projects

Uamani Project (Giving Hands Nonprofit) - Kenya

Books are needed because students either don't have them or they don't have enough, and most students and even adults cannot afford them. They will be used by anyone interested from the community. Our goal is to improve education standards in the neighborhood by stocking the shelves of our new school library. The newly built library at Uamani Primary School will be stocked with books from this project We expect to see improved education/literacy scores at the school, and have more community…

Presbyterian Church, Kiangua Parish (Grace Templin) - Kenya

Kiangua community comprises of three public secondary schools, five public primary schools and one academy. The schools have a population of over 900 learners with the secondary schools comprising a population of over 650 students and over 250 pupils in primary schools and the academy. The population in the secondary schools is increasing annually based on the quality education systems being implemented in the parish. This is a result of the reading culture introduced in the schools. Books…

Wing It Up - Kenya Project (Winnie Anyango Singwa & John Richard Okoth) - Kenya

Wing It Up Kenya is a community based organization that works with children from less privileged backgrounds in Kisumu County. This means that the kids can not afford the basic of needs, key among them is quality education. They do not have access to academic materials and books that can enhance their academic performances. Most of the guardians and parents are torn between putting food on the table and buying their children books. Most of the time the choice they make is a no-brainer. As part…

Operation Gusii Books II (Paul Morande) - Kenya

For many years, Gusii Kenya’s rural schools have been severely underperforming in national examinations as compared to other schools in the region and Kenya as a whole. To improve education standards, book reading is a sure way to encourage good academic performance as well as provide entertainment to school students. Through the encouragement of reading, MKIDA hopes to improve the quality of education, student performance in national examinations, increase number of students going for higher…